Joint Service Open House
|This P-40 was done up in Flying Tigers colors; you can learn more by clicking on the internet link, below. You can click on the right-hand picture to enlarge it; use your browser's "back" command to return here.
|The left-hand picture gives the aircraft serial number as 41-5658. The right-hand picture shows the Flying Tigers 'toon logo. You can click on the left-hand picture to enlarge it; use your browser's "back" command to return here.
|The protruding exhaust pipes were each capped with half a tennis ball.
Specifications, from a sign posted near the airplane:
|Weight||6,200 empty, 8,515 max take-off weight|
|Max Speed||480 mph|
|Cruise Speed||240 mph|
|Fuel Capacity||54 gal main tank, 35 gal reserve tank, 52 gal drop tank|
|Fuel Consumption||65 gal per hour|
|Wing Span||37' 3.5"|
|Armament||Six .50 cal Browning machine guns|